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  • Viking Crew

    Please congratulate the following individuals who made the 2016-2017 Viking Crew:

    Zoe Hernandez
    Christina Solis
    Chelsey Ruiz
    Rafael Martinez
    Danielle Thomas
    Raquel Lopez
    Marla Espinoza
    Ziomara Ramirez
    Katherine Maberry
    Natalie Segovia
    Makayla Matthews
    Bre’Ala Box
    Jun Beck
    Katy Parada
    Jaece Allen
    Avery Eagle
    Miranda Debrick
    Shelbie Peters
    Yesenia Macavilca Leyva

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  • Caps and Gowns

    Seniors, if you paid for a cap and gown, but have not received it, you can pick it up at the front reception desk.

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  • Secondary Semester Exams

    Click here for the 2016 Nimitz semester exam schedule.
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  • Summer School & Camps

    Click here for more information about summer school and summer camps.

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  • Enrollment Verification 2016-2017

    August 10: 8am–4pm - 11th and 12th Grade

     

    August 11: 8am–4pm - 9th and 10th Grade

     

    Enter on the East side (Football Field Side) of the building

     

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News and Features

  • This Week's Calendar Highlights - See full calendar for May 23-27

    Monday, May 23

    • 9:30 a.m. – ESL District Debate – Auditorium
    • 9:30 a.m. - AVID District Celebration – MacArthur High School

    Tuesday, May 24

    • Dallas County Elections – Library Closed Today
    • 5:00 p.m. – Powder Puff Volleyball – Competition Gym

    Wednesday, May 25

    • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Live Fence Planting Event with Citi Employees
    • 4:30 p.m. – Academic Detention – Cafeteria

    Thursday, May 26

    • Senior Semester Exams – See Schedule 
    • 6:00 p.m. – Spring Game – Football Field

    Friday, May 27

    • Student/Staff Holiday

     

     

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  • Groundbreaking for Community Garden – Wednesday, May 25

    Thanks to a grant from Citi Foundation, students at Nimitz High School will plant and cultivate a community garden designed to create hands-on learning opportunities, grow healthy food options and contribute to the sustainability of the field of agriculture. A groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 9 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, at the Nimitz High School greenhouse (100 W. Oakdale).

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  • Senior Events

     

    May 19 – Senior Walk - 7:00 p.m. - Nimitz Auditorium

    • All seniors can participate in the senior walk and may choose another individual to walk with on stage and be presented.
    • If you plan on being presented at the senior walk ceremony please show up at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
    • As this is a formal event please consider dressing up.

    May 20 - Senior Breakfast - 9 - 11am - Oasis Ballroom

    May 20 - Powder Puff Football - 5:00 p.m. - Nimitz Football Field

    May 24 - Powder Puff Volleyball - 5:00 p.m. - Nimitz Varsity Gym

    May 30 - Superintendent's Cup - 9am - 2pm - Irving High School

    June 2 – Graduation Practice – 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Nimitz Cafeteria

    June 2 – Academic Signing Day Ceremony - 9am

    June 2 – Baccalaureate – Calvary Church – 7:00 p.m. (Practice at 5:00 p.m.)

    June 4 – Graduation/Commencement – Potter’s House Event Center

    • 6:00 p.m.  – Student Arrival
    • 8:00 p.m. – Graduation Ceremony
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  • Irving ISD Announces Winners for iCreate Next Generation Showcase Superintendent's Shining Star Award

    The Irving ISD Professional and Digital Development Department in conjunction with the Digital Media and Learning Resources Department are proud to announce the winners of the iCreate Next Generation Showcase Superintendent’s Shining Star Award.  These projects were selected as the overall district winners in each of the grade level sections from more than 1,800 submissions. Two Nimitz students won in the high school division, and have been honored with a Shining Star Trophy that will remain on campus in their honor:

     

    iCreate Winners High School:  Alone - Nimitz High School

    Students:  Eric Nguyen and Katherine Ludlam
    Sponsor: Michael Randolph
    Students created a video exploring the myriad of reasons high school students can feel depressed and how they react to this depression.

     

    Nimitz had 3 projects featured by the district and 37 projects showcased at the event. You can view all of our campus projects here:

    View Featured Projects

    View All Showcased Projects

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  • Distinction Designation Nimitz Earns Three Distinction Designations 

     
     
     
    Nimitz received Distinction Designation for the 2014-2015 school year in Mathematics, Student Progress and Closing Performance Gaps.
     
     
    Distinction designations are awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in specific areas. Campus distinctions are based on indicators of student performance in comparison to forty similar campuses.
     
     
    Congratulations to our hard working Nimitz staff and students for their achievements last year! 
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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.
     
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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.
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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.
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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.
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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.
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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.
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